Not many food-conscious types are too excited about eating genetically-modified organisms. Whether a food has been engineered for herbicide-tolerance or to produce its own insecticide, the idea of eating something bred in a lab sounds a little freaky, right? Washington voters did not approve Initiative 522 in elections this Tuesday–but if they did, they would have been the first state to enact labeling requirements for foods with genetically engineered ingredients.
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